Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Representing the District of Columbia

Norton to Speak at Newseum’s Final Program, Tonight

Dec 11, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the Newseum’s final program of the 2019 season this evening at 7:00 p.m.  The Newseum, which is closing at the end of the year, has been a staple along Pennsylvania Avenue for over a decade, moving from Rosslyn, Virginia to the District in 2008.  The museum celebrates the First Amendment and has drawn millions of visitors with a diverse set of exhibits, including a piece of the Berlin Wall and an antenna which stood on the top of the World Trade Center.  Norton, a former tenured professor of law at Georgetown University, worked as a civil rights attorney for the ACLU in the Civil Rights Movement and will speak on the importance of the First Amendment.

WHAT: Congresswoman Norton speaks at the last program of the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue

WHEN: Tonight, December 11th at 7:00 PM

WHERE: 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

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